Technique Conquers ALL

This weekend the IBJJF European Championship took place in Lisbon Portugal. Professor Michael Musumeci Jr. put on a beautiful display of jiu-jitsu winning gold in the Light-featherweight division and making it to the quarterfinals in the absolute division. After winning his first match via submission, Michael Musumeci Jr. went on to face the giant ultra-heavyweight…

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Little Ninjas charging into 2020

Over the past couple of months, we were getting requests from parents to start a kids program more suitable for those children who weren’t quite old enough to join the fundamentals kids class. We decided to start a little ninjas program. In this class, we teach movements, basic techniques, and respect, but most importantly, we…

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A successful opening to start off 2020

Last Saturday, we hosted our grand opening and gym exchange, and it was a major success. It was amazing to see so many new faces on the mat learning Jiu-Jitsu. At CTA Portland, we make it a priority that every student that walks in the doors walks out happier and healthier than when they walked…

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Coach Aaron @ Morizi Jiu-Jitsu

This weekend, coach Aaron traveled to Hermiston Oregon to train with Professor Brian Morizi of Morizi jiu-jitsu. Brian was an avid competitor and came from one of the top Brazilian jiu-jitsu schools in southern California. It’s a lot of fun watching jiu-jitsu grow in the state of Oregon, and Professor Morizi is an excellent addition…

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CTA Team Gym Exchange

On Saturday, January 18th, we will be hosting a gym exchange with CTA Hillsboro and CTA Forest Grove. Learn a new technique and meet your teammates from other schools. Our sponsors OSS and Wartribe, have each graciously donated a Gi and T-shirts to be given away in a friendly raffle. The event will be held…

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Coach Aaron @ CTA HQ

Last week Coach Aaron traveled to San Jose to train with Professor Caio and the competition team to prepare for the 2020 Europeans tournament.

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